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Myanmar Solar: Lots of Potential, But a Cloudy Outlook for Solar Energy Development and Growth

Myanmar Solar: Lots of Potential, But a Cloudy Outlook for Solar Energy Development and...

Solar energy is just beginning to gain some traction in Myanmar, a country that has been gradually opening up its economy and society to...
Solar-Plus-Storage Microgrids to Power the Bahamas During Hurricane Dorian

Seven Solar-Plus-Storage Microgrids Live in the Bahamas; More to Come

Hurricane Dorian all but devastated the Bahamas in September, the lightly populated island of Abaco being hit the worst. It wasn’t long thereafter that...
Solar Panels Electrifying Mining Sites to Accelerate Energy Transition, Reducing Carbon Footprint

Newmont Goldcorp’s All-Electric Borden Mine Marks Landmark in Major Miners’ Clean Energy Transition

Leading multinational mining companies have been stepping up their investments in and deployment of on-site solar, battery energy storage and hybrid natural gas power...
Electrification in Papua New Guinea: Embracing Mobile Pay-Go

Papua New Guinea Emerges as a World-Leading Market for Mobile Pay-Go Solar

Papua New Guineans are embracing mobile pay-go, aka PAYG, solar, which is proving to be a potent, if small-scale, agent of change in terms...
Agrivoltaic Energy System Practice on Farmland: Incorporating the Benefits of Solar Power

Agrivoltaic Research, Applications Could Reconcile Trade-Offs at the Water-Food-Energy Nexus

A growing body of scientific research and real-world applications at the water-food-energy nexus is revealing that solar panels and photovoltaic (PV) energy systems on...
Philippines Solar Energy Profile: A Lot in the Way of Political and Regulatory Obstacles and Barriers Need to Be Overcome

Philippines Solar Energy Profile: Philippines Falls Far Short of Realizing Solar, Renewable Energy Potential

An archipelagic nation with a population of 100 million-plus people spread across some 7,641 islands, the Philippines has set some ambitious renewable energy and...
Calling for More Effective Support for Solar Mini-Grids in Africa from Leading Solar Investors

African Solar Investment and Industry Continues to Grow but Falls Far Short of What’s...

The 21st annual Africa Energy Forum took place in Lisbon, Portugal June 11–14, highlighting the risks, rewards, opportunities and challenges African nations and solar...
African Children and Solar-Powered Oxygen Interruptions

Saving Lives: Solar Powered Oxygen Systems Reduce Child Mortality

Medical use of oxygen is over 100 years old. Oxygen therapy is used in the treatment of a wide array of diseases ranging from...
A Bangladeshi Farmer Working on a Farm with Solar PV Installed

Bangladesh, World Bank Team Up to Double Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Capacity

As much as 310 megawatts (MW) of new solar power capacity is to be installed in Bangladesh beginning this year on out to January...
Solar Panels on a Farm in Mali

The Solar and Renewables-Fueled Utility of the Future May Be Evolving in Sub-Saharan Africa

Though yet to prove itself long-term, smart, off-grid solar-plus-energy storage and mobile money and banking services are shaping up as a potent combination when...
Primary School Children in Kenya Holding Solar Lights

December Caps a Bright, Busy Year for Off-Grid Solar in Sub-Saharan Africa

Smart, off-grid solar energy power generation and distribution continues to gain traction across Sub-Saharan Africa, attracting interest from national and multilateral development agencies, international...
Getting Solar Power is Cause for Celebration in Rural African Communities

Taking a Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Catalyze Solar, Sustainable Energy Access in Rwanda, Sub-Saharan Africa

Researchers from Colorado State University (CSU) are working with counterparts from the University of Rwanda to build an African Center of Excellence in Energy...

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